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I2P logo.svg
Developer(s) I2P Team[1]
Initial release 2003; 13 years ago (2003)
Stable release 27 January 2016; 8 months ago (2016-01-27)[2] / July 31, 2015 (2015-07-31)
Written in Java, C
Operating system Cross-platform, including: Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Android
Type Overlay network
License Many: BSD license, GNU General Public License, MIT license, public domain
Website https://geti2p.net

I2P (means Invisible Internet Project,[3] though it is not commonly referred to by this name anymore) is a mixed-license free and open source project building an anonymous network (or, more accurately, a pseudonymous overlay network).

The network is a simple layer that applications can use to anonymously and securely send messages to each other. Possible uses include anonymous surfing, chatting, blogging and file transfers.

References[change | change source]

  1. "I2P Project Members". geti2p.net. https://geti2p.net/en/about/team. Retrieved 2015-11-22.
  2. zzz (27 January 2016). "0.9.24 Release". geti2p.net. https://geti2p.net/en/blog/post/2016/01/27/0.9.24-Release.
  3. IRC Meeting #59: <jrand0m> i2p = i^2p (invisible internet project)